More passenger-friendly measures

More passenger-friendly measures
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Divisional railway manager Ashok Kumar and additional divisional railway manager NSR Prasad took part in an interactive session with members of various passenger associations in the city as part of the Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight (May 26 to June 9) on Friday.

Divisional railway manager Ashok Kumar and additional divisional railway manager NSR Prasad took part in an interactive session with members of various passenger associations in the city as part of the Passenger and Customer Facilitation Fortnight (May 26 to June 9) on Friday.


Explaining the significance of the fortnight, DRM Ashok Kumar invited suggestions from the associations to further improve passenger amenities in the Vijayawada Railway Division. He also appealed to social organisations and philanthropists to donate water coolers to the railway division to quench the thirst of passengers of general compartments.

Divisional railway manager Ashok Kumar (centre) interacting with members of passenger associations

The introduction of a circular train service connecting Vijayawada, Tenali and Guntur was mooted for the convenience of people in the capital region. It was also proposed to run the Chennai-Jodhpur Weekly Express twice or thrice a week keeping in view the passenger rush on the route.


The DRM welcomed the suggestion of holding a coordination meeting between the railway officials and leaders of passenger associations once in three months hereafter to focus on development of train services and passenger amenities in the division.

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